Like long hours?

Subject: Like long hours?
From: Emily Berk <emily -at- armadillosoft -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2002 23:31:09 -0700


On Tue, 6 Aug 2002 09:31:56 -0700 (PDT), "Marsha G. Kamish" <mgkamish -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:

>Trying to get this back on topic, I do believe the question was, ASSUMING THE EXTRA HOURS ARE ABUSIVE (sorry for shouting), what do you do? ...
>Please forget the argument/discussion about what causes the extra hours - just assume the tech writer is a hard worker and there is too much work. What do you do? What *do* you do?

I bring in a few of my dog-eared copies of "The Mythical Manmonth" and "Soul of a New Machine" and loan them to my contemporaries.

Reading these will make everyone feel better, because they will know that others have been similarly abused in the past.

That is all I'd suggest in the current economic climate.

--Emily

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